LE POIRE-SUR-VIE, France (March 23, 2016) – The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team drew 1-1 against Brazil in the first match of the 44th Mondial Football de Montaigu tournament in France.
Brazil took the lead in the 35th minute from a strike by Brazil forward Brenner Souza Da Silva. In second half stoppage time, U.S. forward Ayo Akinola equalized, bringing the game to end in a draw, 1-1.
The U.S. will face England at 2 p.m. ET on March 24 at Le Poire-Sur-Vie, France. England defeated Russia 1-0 in its first match, leading the standings with three points. The U.S. and Brazil are tied with one point each and Russia follows with zero points.
- U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team Match Report -
Match: U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team vs. Brazil
Date: March 22, 2016
Competition: 44th Mondial Football de Montaigu
Venue: Le Poire Sur Vie, France
Kickoff: 2 p.m. ET
Weather: 40 degrees
Scoring Summary: 1 2 F
USA 0 1 1
BRA 1 0 1
BRA - Brenner Souza Da Silva 35th minute
USA - Ayo Akinola (Joshua Sargent) 81
USA: 1-Alex Budnik; 3-Rayshaun McGann, 5-Tyler Shaver, 4-Christopher Durkin (capt.), 2-Jean-Julien Foe Nuphaus; 6-James Sands (18-Nicolas Garcia-Morillo, 69), 8-Christopher Goslin (18-Niccolo Lemoine, 61), 10-Blaine Ferri; 11-Andrew Carleton, 9-Joshua Sargent, 7-Ayomide Akinola
Subs Not Used: 12-Justin Garces, 13-Arturo Vasquez, 14-Kelee Cornfield Saunders, 15-Jake Arteaga, 16-Adrian Villegas, 17-Timothy Weah, 20-George Acosta
Head Coach: Shaun Tsakiris
BRA: 1-Gabriel Nascimento Resende; 2-Leonardo De Freitas Bicca, 3-Clayton Sampaio Pereria (capt.), 5-Vitor Edouardo Da Silva, 4-Lucas Eduardo Ribeiro De Souza (13-Leonardo Ribeiro De Carvalho, 68); 7-Lago Oliveira Campos (16-Wallace Ruan Guedes Da Silva, 53), 10-Alan De Souza Guimaraes, 14-Joao Pedro Costa Contreiras; 8-Helio Junio Nunes De Castro (15-Victor Natan Andrade Silva, 69), 9-Brenner Souza Da Silva, 11-Paulo Henrique Sampaio
Subs Not Used: 12-Lucas Alexandre Galdino De Azevedo, 17-Mateus Cardoso Lemos, 18-Marco Antonio De Oliveira Coehlo, 20-Vinicius Henrique Nogueira Pena
USA - Jean-Julien Foe Nuphaus (caution) 44th minute
BRA - Leonardo De Freitas Bicca (caution) 80
Referee: Florent Baconnet
Assistant Referee: David Landrain
Assistant Referee: Frederic Baud
4th Official: Daniel Nicolas Liema
- Match was 80 minutes.